Scripps College

Private, Four-years School Located in Claremont, CA

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How much is the Scripps tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Scripps's tuition & fees is $60,712 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $83,330 when a student lives on-campus.

Scripps Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$60,712
Books & Supplies Costs$800
On-campus Room & Board$19,818
On-campus Expenses$2,000
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$63,070

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Scripps for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $267,364 at Scripps. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $363,495. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $271,416.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$63,070$85,740$64,019
Sophomore (2024-25)$65,520$89,075$66,510
Junior (2025-26)$68,065$92,540$69,099
Senior (2026-27)$70,709$96,140$71,788
4 Years Total$267,364$363,495$271,416
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$65,520$89,075$66,510
Sophomore (2025-26)$68,065$92,540$69,099
Junior (2026-27)$70,709$96,140$71,788
Senior (2027-28)$73,455$99,879$74,581
4 Years Total$277,749$377,634$281,978
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$68,065$92,540$69,099
Sophomore (2026-27)$70,709$96,140$71,788
Junior (2027-28)$73,455$99,879$74,581
Senior (2028-29)$76,308$103,764$77,484
4 Years Total$288,537$392,323$292,952
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$70,709$96,140$71,788
Sophomore (2027-28)$73,455$99,879$74,581
Junior (2028-29)$76,308$103,764$77,484
Senior (2029-30)$79,272$107,800$80,499
4 Years Total$299,744$407,583$304,353
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$73,455$99,879$74,581
Sophomore (2028-29)$76,308$103,764$77,484
Junior (2029-30)$79,272$107,800$80,499
Senior (2030-31)$82,351$111,994$83,632
4 Years Total$311,387$423,437$316,197

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Scripps' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $22,481.
In-StateOut-of-State
Scripps College$60,712
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California Four-years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Scripps and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Scripps CollegeClaremont, CA$60,712$48,598
Union CollegeSchenectady, NY$63,954-
Lafayette CollegeEaston, PA$58,618-
Colorado CollegeColorado Springs, CO$65,028$27,600
Bucknell UniversityLewisburg, PA$61,746$26,960
Bates CollegeLewiston, ME$61,066-
Pitzer CollegeClaremont, CA$60,578-

Financial Aid and COA

At Scripps College, 1,090 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,909.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Scripps is $62,421 for students living on-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 316 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $21,143 and the average amount of student loans is $5,351.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$83,330
Tuition & Fees$60,712
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,618
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$62,421
Average Financial Aid$20,909
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,090100%$20,909
Pell Grants12211%$5,055
Federal Student Loan24522%$4,410
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid316100%-
Grants or Scholarships316100%$21,143
Federal Grants316100%$1,370
Pell Grants3712%$4,990
Other Federal Grants316100%$786
State/Local Grants196%$9,309
Institutional Grants17957%$33,918
Student Loan Aid7825%$5,351
Federal Student Loans7423%$3,951
Other Student Loans227%$5,685

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Scripps's acceptance rate is 29.54%. A total of 2,952 applicants applied to and 872 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 328 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 37.61%.
To apply to Scripps, 3 items are required - Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,9520$2,952
Admitted8720$872
Enrolled3280$328
Acceptance Rate29.54%-29.54%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)37.61%-37.61%
Secondary school GPAConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Scripps. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,450 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 33.
Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,4501,3801,520
National Average1,168
California Average1,305
SAT EBRW730700760
SAT Math720680760
ACT Composite333134
National Average24
California Average29
ACT Math302733
ACT English353336

Student Population

Scripps College has a total of 1,099 students including 1,080 undergraduate and 19 graduate students. By gender, there are 7 male students and 1,109 female students attending Scripps.
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,116 71,109
Undergraduate1,095 01,095
Graduate21 714

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA
Phone909-621-8000
WEBwww.scrippscollege.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered66 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate27.91%
Yield30.06%
Student Population1,099
Graduation Rate84%
Retention Rate91%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate10 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties98 (Full-time), 30 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs331 (Full-time), 55 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$103,964
Average Staff Salary$71,619